Venture Capital and Angel Groups in Pakistan

//Venture Capital and Angel Groups in Pakistan

Start-up Incubators and Venture Capital Firms play a vital role in an entrepreneurial ecosystem. They not only offer guidance to entrepreneurs and help them build profitable start-ups but also serve as a means for sorting out “extra-ordinary” teams from “mediocre” ones. They also provide “seed funding” to business models that they see viable and have strong teams to carry the project on their own.

Medium Startups Mentorship has compiled a list of such opportunities for Pakistani Startups & entrepreneurs. We will be including more organizations in the list as they come.

Pakistani entrepreneurs must check the respective websites and discuss with the representatives of these companies. Because even if they do not provide funding for your startup, the valuable guidance they will give you is a must have for any successful entrepreneur.

StartUp Incubators & Venture Capital Firms in Pakistan

  1. LUMS Center for Entrepreneurship (LCE) – The Foundation Fund

    Address: LUMS Center for Entrepreneurship, 3rd Floor, Suleman Dawood School of Business, LUMS, DHA, Lahore, Pakistan 54792

    Phone: +92 423 5608439
    Email: [email protected]
    Website: https://lce.lums.edu.pk
    Twitter: http://twitter.com/lumscent

  2. Shell Tameer

    Shell LiveWIRE is a Royal Dutch Shell Social Investment Programme, which enables young people to start their own business and create employment.

    Website: https://www.shelltameer.com
    Address: Shell LiveWIRE Trust. Shell House, Karachi, Pakistan
    Phone: (021) 111 888 222
    Email: [email protected]

  3. PLAN9 TECHNOLOGY INCUBATOR

    PLAN9 Fellowship Program.

    Address: Level 09, Arfa Software Technology Park, 346 – B, Ferozepur Road, Lahore.
    Phone: +92.42.3588.0062 – ext. 1910, 1915
    Email: [email protected]
    Website: http://plan9.pitb.gov.pk

  4. Frontier Digital Ventures

    Funding to accelerate the growth of amazing online classifieds businesses

    Website: http://frontierdv.com

  5. Golden Gate Ventures

    Website: http://goldengate.vc
    Address: 73B Duxton Road Singapore 089532
    Phone: +65 6602 8050

  6. Northstar Group

    The Northstar Group is a Singapore headquartered private equity firm managing more than US$2.0 billion in committed equity capital dedicated to investing in growth companies in Indonesia and to a lesser extent, other countries in Southeast Asia.

    Website: https://www.nsgroup.com

  7. Northstar Advisors Pte. Ltd.

    Address: 6 Battery Road Unit #35-05 Singapore 049909
    Phone: +65 6533-3210
    Fax: +65 6533-3211

  8. Abraaj

    We are a global institution investing in growth markets across Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Turkey.

    Website: http://www.abraaj.com

  9. Techstars Ventures

    Techstars Ventures is the venture capital arm of Techstars

    Website: http://www.techstars.com

  10. Invest2Innovate

    Invest2Innovate supports startup communities in growth markets, and has been operating in Pakistan since 2011. They have incubation center and they also invest in selected companies. You can find more information on their site.

    Website: http://invest2innovate.com

  11. 10xc

    10xC provides seed funding, advice and shared services to entrepreneurs working on ideas or concepts towards validation of product/market fit. Whether you’re a new startup trying to get off the ground or an existing company in need of growth capital, 10xC has the means to support you. They offer up to 1M Rupess intial investment for the sake of 20% equity and incubation to the accepted startups.

    Website: http://10xc.pk

  12. National Incubation Center

    NIC is support by Government and Jazz with the help of Teamup. They Support in raising capital from Angel investors locally and globally.

    Website: http://nicpakistan.pk
    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +92-51-844-3333 / +92-51-844-2222

  13. Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) Islamabad Chapter

    TiE runs numerous angel investment groups and funding forums throughout its network. They also host Pakistan StartUp Cup.

    Invested in: Sukoon.
    Website: http://islamabad.tie.org

  14. WECREATE Pakistan

    Women’s Entrepreneurial Center of Resources, Education, Access, and Training for Economic Empowerment (WECREATE) Projects.

    Website: http://pakistan.wecreatecenter.com
    Address: Office #1, Select Plaza, F-11 Markaz, Islamabad
    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +92 51 2228969

  15. PLANX

    With a strong network of local and global investors associated with PlanX we connect our startups with the best potential investors to help aid their growth.

    Website: http://planx.pitb.gov.pk
    Address: 2nd floor, Arfa Software Technology Park, 346-B, Ferozepur Road, Lahore
    Phone: +92-42-35880062 Ext. 1206
    Email: [email protected]

  16. Planet N

    Planet N provides a platform for prime growth to start-ups through collaboration and shared services.

    Website: http://planetngroup.com
    Address: 1st Floor, Plot No. E-23, 2nd Zamzama Comm. Lane, Phase V, D.H.A., Karachi, Pakistan.
    Phone: +92 21 3537 9106 – 8
    Fax: +92 21 3581 0445

  17. National ICT R&D Fund

    This is the best place to get funding for your startups. National ICTRD provides big funds on zero equity to promote entrepreneurship. They have already Invested in More than 50 startups.

    Website: http://www.ictrdf.org.pk
    Address: 6th Floor, HBL Tower Jinnah Avenue, Blue Area, Islamabad, Pakistan
    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: (+92 51) 921 5360 – (+92 51) 921 5361 – (+92 / 51) 921 5362 – (+92 / 51) 921 5363 – (+92 / 51) 921 5364

  18. Dot Zero Ventures

    Dot Zero ventures primarily invest in early-stage companies that have successfully demonstrated through pilots that their service, product or idea has mass appeal.

    Invested in: PerkUp, Sukoon and two others.
    Website: http://dotzeroventures.com
    Address: 14th Floor, Dilkusha Forum, Karachi
    Phone: +92 (021) 3455-6352
    Email: [email protected]

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